xAPI Community

Torrance Learning

I just returned from ATD’s TechKnowledge 2016, where I learned all sorts of groovy stuff: cool tricks for Adobe Connect, the value of microvideo, best practices for MOOCs. ADL created a community with their xAPI cohorts and we’re aiming to do the same with our Spring 2016 xAPI Learning Cohort. We got our feet wet with a mini xAPI Learning Cohort in 2015, and now we’re ready to take the plunge by opening up this learning experience to everyone.

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Webinar Q&A: Empowering Continuous Learning with the Experience API (xAPI)

Experience API

Questions: What is the common identifier that allows the xAPI to connect the data provided by the ‘activity provider’ to a specific user in the LRS? Answer: xAPI allows for learners to be identified by email address, Open ID or an account on some system, such as an LMS. How do you best see xAPI interfacing with an LMS? Which LMS platforms out there today best interface with xAPI? xAPI Tools. Can you suggest tools that support or use xAPI?

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Selecting a Learning “Operations” System for your Training Business

rapidLD

Selecting a Learning “Operations” System for your Training Business. My goal with this post is to provide a list of considerations when choosing a Learning Management System (LMS) for your Training Business. I’m emphasizing Training Business on purpose. Based on the business nature of this solution, it is truly a learning “operations” system. I take a look at these business challenges and how they should be handled by your learning management system here.

Your Guide To LMS Integrations

Docebo

LMS Integrations Are Important to Your Business. When considering a learning management system , carefully consider what technologies are already used in your organization, and what connections will be necessary between your new technologies and those that are already in place. A learning platform can and should be integrated into the many different applications already in use to share data and drive your businesses workflow.

LMS Review: Docebo 7

Talented Learning

The self-service capability is still in place, but the business model and pricing are now geared towards disrupting the highly competitive mid/large global market. Although this only affects small businesses, it may turn off prospects who could otherwise become strong, vocal brand advocates. Docebo offers an enterprise solution for midsize to large organizations so they can cost-effectively implement a scalable LMS solution that adapts to their unique business needs.

LMS Integration:  The Learning Ecosystem

Talented Learning

In 2016, it makes more sense to think of a LMS as part of a digital business ecosystem, rather than a standalone island destination. LMSs are integrated into many different types of applications to share data and drive business workflow. Provide pre-built connection APIs that can be used to automate many of the integrations outlined in this section. Most LMSs that support business-to-consumer ecommerce also provide a storefront and shopping cart. xAPI (Tin Can).

LMS Review: Adobe Captivate Prime

Talented Learning

Somehow I made it through more than 3 years without reviewing Adobe Captivate Prime LMS. Recently, several clients asked me about it by name, so I headed to the Adobe website for a first-hand look. I am already a limited member of the Adobe community — I rely on the Adobe Sign service to digitally sign PDFs and use Adobe Stock for my photos and graphics. Strengths of Adobe Captivate Prime include: Free trial. Adobe Captivate Prime Vitals.

Reformat your training sessions to increase their impact

LearnUpon

And even if they do commit to attending, busy to-do lists can get in the way when it comes to the big day. GoToTraining, WebEx, and Adobe Connect all record live sessions to video formats, such as mp4. If you need to you can also place the video into a SCORM or xAPI course. Repurposing course content you’ve already created allows you to maximize time spent on course creation.

The Corporate eLearning Ecosystem Explained

LearnUpon

SCORM/xAPI (Tin Can). SCORM, xAPI, and LRS. The two most common standards are SCORM and xAPI. xAPI, or the experience API is a relatively new eLearning standard that solves some of the issues of SCORM. Data generated via the xAPI is stored in the following format (called a statement): noun, verb, object. An LRS is a learning record store that receives xAPI learning records from connected systems. Connecting other Business Systems.

What is Blended Learning?

LearnUpon

This cost reduction has been so transformative for businesses that delivering courses online is now the de facto way to train corporate staff. There are lots of options available to your business, you just need to find one that suits your needs. Adobe Connect. Online course content such as videos, documents, and interactive SCORM/xAPI content can be easily combined with exams, assignments, surveys and face-to-face components to maximize learner engagement.

What is Blended Learning?

LearnUpon

This cost reduction has been so transformative for businesses that delivering courses online is now the de facto way to train corporate staff. There are lots of options available to your business, you just need to find one that suits your needs. Adobe Connect. Online course content such as videos, documents, and interactive SCORM/xAPI content can be easily combined with exams, assignments, surveys and face-to-face components to maximize learner engagement.

Review of #ASTD2014 International Conference and Expo

eLearning 24-7

Before you say, “well it is more for corporate”, i.e. the show, I’d mention that all three of the above vendors are offering solutions for business as well. I’d add that there are folks who want an education focused system for their business “universities”, rather than the “corporate/business” systems, which I would recommend over those in education for the business side of the house. Fierce is Adobe Connect. .